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Darden Restaurants is a company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants. It manages its restaurant brands as operating segments, such as Olive Garden; LongHorn Steakhouse; Fine Dining, which includes The Capital Grille and Eddie V’s; and Other Business, which includes Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, Seasons 52, and Bahama Breeze.

TypePublic
Founded1968
HQOrlando, US
Websitedarden.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB

Locations

Darden Restaurants is headquartered in
Orlando, United States

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Employees (est.) (May 2019)184,514(+3%)
Job Openings216
Revenue (FY, 2020)$7.8 B(-8%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$108.5 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Darden Restaurants

Gene Lee

Gene Lee

President & Chief Executive Officer
Matt Broad

Matt Broad

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Todd Burrowes

Todd Burrowes

President, LongHorn Steakhouse
Rick Cardenas

Rick Cardenas

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Chris Chang

Chris Chang

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Ali Charri

Ali Charri

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Insights
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Darden Restaurants Office Locations

Darden Restaurants has an office in Orlando
Orlando, US (HQ)
1000 Darden Center Dr
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Darden Restaurants Financials and Metrics

Darden Restaurants Revenue

Darden Restaurants's revenue was reported to be $7.81 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

1.5b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

36.1m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

56.6m

Market capitalization (17-Nov-2020)

14.1b

Closing stock price (17-Nov-2020)

108.5

Cash (30-Aug-2020)

654.6m

EV

18.7b
Darden Restaurants's current market capitalization is $14.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

7.1b7.5b8.0b8.6b6.3b6.8b6.9b7.2b8.1b8.5b7.8b

Revenue growth, %

8%3%3%

Cost of goods sold

5.5b5.7b6.2b6.7b5.0b5.3b5.4b

Gross profit

1.6b1.8b1.8b1.9b1.3b1.4b1.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

1.8b1.7b2.0b1.9b1.8b2.2b2.0b2.0b2.3b2.2b2.0b2.2b1.6b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.6b1.8b1.7b1.6b1.9b1.9b1.9b2.1b2.1b2.0b2.2b2.1b2.1b2.3b1.5b

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.3b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.8b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.3b1.3b1.3b

Gross profit

441.3m384.7m498.4m435.6m370.9m532.4m485.0m391.3m505.9m457.2m379.8m472.2m313.2m289.3m388.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

24%22%25%22%20%25%24%20%22%21%19%21%20%19%22%
USDFY, 2010

Financial Leverage

2.8 x
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Darden Restaurants Operating Metrics

Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Franchised Restaurants

34 38 47 48 50 52 53 52 78 78 70

Restaurants

1.50 k1.52 k1.53 k1.53 k1.53 k1.53 k1.54 k1.54 k1.54 k1.54 k1.55 k1.70 k1.70 k1.72 k
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Darden Restaurants Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Bahama Breeze Holdings
Capital Grille Holdings
Cheddar’s Casual Café
Cheddar's Restaurant Holding Corp.
Darden Corporation
Eddie V’s Holdings
GMRI
N and D Restaurants
Olive Garden of Texas
Rare Hospitality International
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Darden Restaurants Revenue Breakdown

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Darden Restaurants revenue breakdown by business segment: 54.9% from Olive Garden, 22.6% from LongHorn Steakhouse, 7.5% from Fine Dining and 15.0% from Other business

Darden Restaurants Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Darden Restaurants Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Darden Restaurants Online and Social Media Presence

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Darden Restaurants Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    59/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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Darden Restaurants Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Darden Restaurants founded?

    Darden Restaurants was founded in 1968.

  • Who are Darden Restaurants key executives?

    Darden Restaurants's key executives are Gene Lee, Matt Broad and Todd Burrowes.

  • How many employees does Darden Restaurants have?

    Darden Restaurants has 184,514 employees.

  • What is Darden Restaurants revenue?

    Latest Darden Restaurants annual revenue is $7.8 b.

  • What is Darden Restaurants revenue per employee?

    Latest Darden Restaurants revenue per employee is $42.3 k.

  • Who are Darden Restaurants competitors?

    Competitors of Darden Restaurants include Subway, Brinker and Bloomin' Brands.

  • Where is Darden Restaurants headquarters?

    Darden Restaurants headquarters is located at 1000 Darden Center Dr, Orlando.

  • Where are Darden Restaurants offices?

    Darden Restaurants has an office in Orlando.

  • How many offices does Darden Restaurants have?

    Darden Restaurants has 2 offices.